| Mar 4, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Giorgio Armani designed the cape that malfunctioned and led to Madonna's spectacular fall at last week's Brit Awards. But Armani says the cape design was not at fault -- it was supposed to close with a hook and eye, Madonna insisted on a tie and that's...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:23 AM
Goodbye, man bun. Prepping for another film role -- The Joker in "Suicide Squad" -- Jared Leto allowed himself to be shaved and shorn, losing perhaps the most famous male tresses since Samson. [Los Angeles Times]
In other fashion and style news:...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 9:07 PM
The men hitting the red carpet at the 87th Academy Awards seemed to be divided into two broad camps. The overwhelming majority were traditionalists, arriving dutifully in their mostly unremarkable, mostly black, peak-lapel tuxedos.
But there were also a...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 7:05 PM
When it came to head-turning, eye-catching wardrobe choices, the men certainly held their own on the red carpet at the 57th annual Grammy Awards. The sartorial standouts that struck a chord included:
Pharrell Williams, who reprised his tuxedo-with-...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:16 PM
The SAG Awards red carpet wasn’t exactly a blockbuster for fashion, but there were a few bright spots. Here are five:
1. Reese Witherspoon’s ponytail. Her simple, sleek, one-shouldered white Giorgio Armani gown called out for an equally...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:10 PM
When Michelle Obama entered the House chamber for the State of the Union address on Tuesday night, I blurted out to my TV screen, "She's wearing a suit!"
It was a Michael Kors salt-and-pepper tweed suit, to be exact, with a portrait collar jacket and...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:52 PM
There was no need for a pregame pep talk by Thornwood coach Paul Slavich heading into Tuesday's SouthWest Suburban Red battle against Thornridge.
The Thunderbirds still had a bitter taste in their mouths from a 61-60 loss to the Falcons back on Dec. 16....
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:27 PM
The red carpet — that staple of award shows — is bad for fashion. This wasn't always so, but now it is.
The benefits celebrities reap from the season of step-and-repeat, which begins in earnest with Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, are...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:04 PM
In case you have not noticed, the media, especially television and social media outlets, are obsessed with style infotainment. Reporting on fashion trends, hairstyles, makeup and must-have accessories, including $1,000 sunglasses and multi-thousand-dollar...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 12:33 PM
Fashion-wise the menfolk were all over the map at the 72nd Golden Globes on Sunday night, with sartorial standouts -- good and bad -- pulling most of the focus. But there was one noticeable, if subtle, trend: a bumper crop of dark blue hues that...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:18 AM
Between the stars that hail from Maryland and the shows that are filmed here, the Free State had a strong presence at this year's Golden Globes.
In addition to the question of who took home hardware, there was the matter of sartorial success on the...